- Peritoneal carcinomatosis is malignant seeding of the peritoneum
- Most common peritoneal malignancy.
- It most commonly arises from:
- Calcified peritoneal carcinomatosis may occur in serous ovarian adenocarcinoma, colon cancer, and gastric cancer.
 Imaging Findings
- Smooth or nodular peritoneal thickening and enhancement.
- Implants on the liver and the splenic surfaces are frequently seen and result in scalloping of the surface by the masses.
- Sites of tumor implantation are the intersegmental fissure, superior recess of the lesser sac, subphrenic space, and Morison pouch.
- Usually there is large ascites, which is often loculated.
 See Also
 External Links
- Suk Kim, Tae Un Kim, Jun Woo Lee, Tae Hong Lee, Suck Hong Lee, Tae Yong Jeon, and Ki Hyung Kim. The Perihepatic Space: Comprehensive Anatomy and CT Features of Pathologic Conditions. RadioGraphics 2007 27: 129-143.